According to report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 37 percent of births in the United States are the result of unintended pregnancies. This number has been fairly stable since 1982.
According to researchers from Tel Aviv University, obesity in has a direct link to the incidence of urothelial (bladder and urinary tract) and colorectal cancers in adulthood.
Providing yet another evidence on how young girls are taking extreme steps to chase the media defined "perfect" and thin bodies, a recent research has found that schoolgirls as young as 12 are not happy with the way they look. They wish they were thinner and are skipping meals to lose weight. According to the research conducted by Schools Health Education Unit, half of the 12 and 13 year olds and 58 per cent of 14 or 15 year olds said that they wanted to lose weight.
According to a latest research, U.S residents affected with HIV virus, who are born in some other country, are more likely to be Hispanic or Asian and to have acquired the virus through heterosexual sex. For the research, the researchers examined the data from 191,000 plus HIV positive people across 46 U.S states and five territories between 2007 and 2010. It was found that 16.2 percent of those were born in a foreign country.
According to researchers from the Loyola University Chicago Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing, caregivers of stroke survivors are at risk for developing depression and complications from chronic stress.
A new study is suggesting that vitamin D may have a protective effect against the effects of smoking on lung function.
A new government study has revealed that almost eight percent of women who are pregnant report alcohol use, leaving the topic about drinking among pregnant women in the United States an important public health issue.
When a child is born with a physical or mental disability it's not just the child but the family as well needs to deal with the illness.
Blacks in the U.S. with throat cancer are more likely than whites to have surgery that leaves them unable to speak than to get gentler voice-preserving treatments, a new study finds.
Hypertension frequently coexists in patients with diabetes and a new University of Georgia study says the combined diseases could affect vision.
A new report has revealed that preventing dating abuse and assisting victims are not priorities for U.S. high schools.
Among many speculations regarding what pregnant woman should and shouldn't consume is the debate over coffee consumption by expectant mothers.
Researchers are saying that "most existing therapies are not designed to treat co-existing psychological problems and are therefore not very successful in helping children with complex emotional issues."
According to a new study published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science, parental involvement is critical in motivating students to participate in science, technology, engineering, and math.
Stressed-out Americans with little or no education are said to have less "quality time" to enjoy themselves, a new London study claims.